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Boil Water Rescind Notice Bldg 1670

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  • By Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • 82 AMDS/SGPB

149 Hart St. Bldg 1200
Sheppard AFB, TX 76311

SUBJECT: Boil Water Rescind Notice for Sheppard AFB, Potable Water System (PWS) ID 2430007, Wichita Falls, Texas

1. On 29 October 2013, Sheppard AFB PWS issued a boil water notification for Bldg 1670, Sheppard AFB, TX 76311 to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The notification was to inform the patrons of Bldg 1670 that on 28 October 2013 Defense Support Services (DS2) was required to turn off the water to perform routine maintenance. This caused the water pressure in the building to drop below 20 psi. (DS2 was able to conduct the required repairs and restore pressure above 20 psi).

2. In an effort to maintain the health and safety of the base population, the Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight collected representative water samples from Bldg 1670 to determine the current state of the water quality. A state certified laboratory analyzed the samples and confirmed that the water supply to the building is safe to drink.

3. Our system took the necessary corrective actions to restore adequate pressure, disinfectant levels, and/or bacteriological quality and will provide TCEQ with testing results that indicate that the water no longer requires boiling.

4. We recognize being without water is a hardship and thank you for your patience while we resolved this issue. If you have any questions regarding the drinking water quality, please contact Capt Lindsay M. Kotouch or SrA Casey A. Mowatt at extension 676-3080